'Fake It Till You Make It' workshop - renewable festivals
19 March 2012 18:00 — 20:00
Toom-Kooli 13, Tallinn, EE, 10130
Artist Justin Tyler Tate leads his regular 'Fake It Till You Make It' workshop in Ptarmigan Tallinn. this time connected to the Trashlab activities in Tallinn organised by Pixelache. More information on the Ptarmigan website.
In 2012, the Trashlab/Renewable Festivals theme began.This cluster of learning opportunities related to sustainable, low-carbon, renewable use and decentralised production of do-it-ourselves energy. Included for exploration are waste materials, biomass, kinetic-mechanic, solar & wind sources for electricity, as well as alternative human sustenance in our cultural production models, considering change holistically. This theme was proposed by Antti Ahonen (Pixelache member & Koelse.org). In 2013, this project evolved intoTrashlab, which has been a central project of Pixelache since...
31 May 2012 08:13, Kati Hurme
Pixelversity's Talking Trash(lab) lecture series continues on 7th June from 17.30 when Peter Kuria Githinji from Shalin Finland talks about”Using absurd ideas to co-create - Addressing an ecosystems challenge through technology.” The idea of co However, how do you design for this fragmented market that is unpredictable and yet very vibrant? Is there a contradiction in the thinking, when the BOP is depicted as desperate, resource rich and poor at the same time?When do absurd ideas count? When do the natural resources become a valued asset to the market? Photo: Tends in energy efficiency:...
20 April 2012 10:51, Kati Hurme
Jennifer Gabrys, Senior Lecturer and Convener of the MA Design and Environment from Goldsmiths University, London, visits Pixelache events in May. Gabrys gives a Talking Trash(lab) lecture on Thursday 10 May at Aalto Media Factory and is a plenary speaker and facilitator of Camp Pixelache subtheme ‘The art of gathering environmental data‘on Saturday 12 May at Arbis. ‘The art of gathering environmental data‘theme at Camp Pixelache covers ecosystem theory, environmental monitoring, and citizen/ participatory science, in the context of open data. How can we support and develop the activities...
06 November 2011 21:53, Andrew Gryf Paterson
We gather at Pub Magneetti, Vallila on Friday 11.11. from 18.00- to discuss what might be the ‘TrashLab’ monthly workshop next year as part of Pixelversity, including ambitions, tool & material needs, & to decide upon it’s name. The event follows on from the gathering that took place at Megapolis2026 on 13.10. Anyone is welcome to join! Keep an ear/eye out for December gathering date.
29 October 2012 22:21, Andrew Gryf Paterson
The upcoming Talking Trash(lab) lecture in November is by Cindy Kohtala (Aalto ARTS Design) on Thursday 15.11. from 17.30-19.00 at Aalto Media Factory. Titled 'Sustainable Maker Culture: Angels and Demons', Kohtala introduces her talk as following: "The Helsinki maker scene is small and fragmented but extremely active. Like everywhere, Finnish actors have different conceptions of what the Maker Movement actually is, and everyone brings in their own practices, motivations, and devils. In my talk I will present the conversations makers are having about fabricating, consuming, producing,...
10 December 2012 22:26, Andrew Gryf Paterson
In this concluding lecture of the Talking Trash(lab) lecture series this Thursday 13.12. at 17.30, Karthikeya and Samir will be sharing their story of their recently completed Light is History project at Hakaniementori. Venue for lecture is, as previously, at Aalto Media Factory. The project engaged with sixteen families in and around the Kallio neighborhood. In this process it asked them to share their daily energy use information through an online portal and then also documented accounts of the participants of a relationship with an electrical artifact from their home. Using this material...